Urgent care services on offer across Fylde coast

People living across the Fylde coast are reminded that there are a host of services available to them should they require medical attention. Following recent improvements to urgent care services in the area, walk-in appointments are now available at both Blackpool Walk-In Centre in Whitegate Drive and the Fleetwood Same Day Health Centre in Dock […]

Christmas joy for former cancer patient

A young former cancer patient has celebrated an extra special Christmas this year. Jess Lonsdale, 23, from Lytham, has spent her first Christmas in a while, without any health worries. Jess was nearing the end of her three year Drama and Theatre degree at Aberystwyth University in 2014 and had just got engaged to childhood […]

Blackpool printing firm celebrate 25 years supporting hospital trust

A Blackpool firm is celebrating its 25th anniversary in supplying handbooks to an A Blackpool firm is celebrating its 25th anniversary in supplying handbooks to an NHS Trust: RNS Publications, at Clifton Road, has been supplying Patient Bedside Folders and supporting other services at the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for a quarter of […]

Players from Fleetwood Town make annual Christmas visit

  Manager Uwe Rosler and members of the first team squad took the time to meet young patients including Chloe Furnevall, 7, from Thornton and hand out gifts and treats. Rosler said: “It is always important for a football club to be a big part of the community and the Christmas visit to the children’s […]

Panto cast call in to cheer up youngsters in hospital

Cinderella, you shall go to the Ward! Stars of a local pantomime have been spreading Christmas cheer to children in hospital. The cast of the Grand Theatre’s Cinderella, called into the Children’s Ward at Blackpool Victoria Hospital to spread some festive sparkle. Gavin and Stacey star Melanie Walters, who plays the Fairy Godmother, said: “It’s […]

Christmas Pharmacy Opening Times In Morecambe Bay

Local health chiefs in Morecambe Bay CCG are reminding residents that seeing their local community pharmacist could be the best way to help them stay well during the Christmas period. During the busy winter period across the NHS, seeing a local community pharmacist will mean people with minor illnesses are able to treat their symptoms […]

Special festive guests visit Clifton Hospital

  CLIFTON Hospital has welcomed some special visitors to spread some festive cheer in the run up to Christmas. Mayor of Fylde, Coun John Singleton and Mayoress of Flyde, Geraldine Singleton MBE, were joined by befriending group, Just Good Friends, who led a campaign for donated gifts for each patient at the hospital. The group, […]

David scales new heights with Everest trek

A MEMBER of staff has completed a life changing experience trekking Mount Everest. David Bentley, a Health & Wellbeing Support Officer for the Enhanced Primary Care Team at Moor Park, has recently completed a life changing experience trekking Mount Everest. David completed his trek with a company called Global adventures UK. The money raised from […]

Special guests come to visit the Children’s Ward

The Children’s Ward had a visit from Ron and Lily Curtis, also known as ‘Grandaddy and Nanny Trumbell’ from their work as children’s entertainers. Youngsters were given toys and presents from the special guests which they were extremely grateful for!                            

ENT trainees get hands on training

The Clinical Skills Lab hosted a special training session for a mixture of ENT trainees. The ENT coblation workshop was organised and hosted by ENT consultants Mr Vikas Malik, Mr Paul Hans and Mrs Aditi Shanbhag and was supported by Smith and Nephew who kindly provided all the kit for the hands-on training. Clinical Skills […]